Ride is the quality of the vehicle’s movement as it is driven down the road. Based on their intended use, vehicles can have a variety of different ride characteristics. Factors that affect a vehicle's ride include the suspension, steering and brakes. 

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Ride
- The act of riding; an excursion on horseback or in a vehicle.
- A saddle horse.
- A road or avenue cut in a wood, or through grounds, to be used as a place for riding; a riding.
2. Ride
- To be carried on the back of an animal, as a horse.
- To be borne in a carriage; as, to ride in a coach, in a car, and the like. See Synonym, below.
- To be borne or in a fluid; to float; to lie.
- To be supported in motion; to rest.
- To manage a horse, as an equestrian.
- To support a rider, as a horse; to move under the saddle; as, a horse rides easy or hard, slow or fast.
3. Ride
- To sit on, so as to be carried; as, to ride a horse; to ride a bicycle.
- To manage insolently at will; to domineer over.
- To convey, as by riding; to make or do by riding.
- To overlap (each other); -- said of bones or fractured fragments.
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